• 5.0 out of 5 stars

    From Apple Airport to Linksys Velop

    • Written by Christopher M from Irvine

    I recently purchased the Velop to upgrade from the Apple AirPort Extreme as it is no longer supported. I was pleasantly surprised at how easy the setup process was. Overall performance and range was definitely an upgrade. I saw 50% faster WiFi speeds to my iPhone instantly and much quicker response time on WiFi printing. I would recommend the Velop to anyone who asks!

    90 of 97 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Extremely simple setup and use

    • Written by Jeremy L from Austin

    This router is so far the best I’ve owned. It was super easy set up and easy to manage. Right from the start, Netflix and Amazon started loading much faster than usual. Overall WiFi speed has been faster on all devices.

    85 of 92 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars


    • Written by Jon K from New York

    Immediately solved my weak Wi-Fi signal in my rooms. And easy to install

    55 of 62 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars


    • Written by Taylor S from Minneapolis

    We have a slower internet connect at 20mbps so we can avoid giving money to Comcast. When we moved from our Apple Airport router to this mesh network router I was expecting a tiny boost in speed, but was shocked to find that it almost felt like we upgraded to cable internet. Its significantly faster allowing me to play games on my PS4 online while me boyfriend was streaming video and our iPhones were updating their iOS at the same time with no lag on any of the devices. Also, living in an apartment complex, I love being able to see all the devices connected via my app to ensure no one is stealing wifi and giving me the option to lock specific devices out permanently if they try feed off our wifi. Lastly, the app allows you to prioritize certain devices so that important tech like an apple tv device won't be slowed down if you are also browsing through apps on your phone while watching tv.

    19 of 23 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars


    • Written by Frank L from Redruth

    Not only is it ugly it only has one ethernet socket, No good to me.
    The Apple router is much better, why have they stoped making it?

    16 of 21 people found this useful

  • 2.0 out of 5 stars

    Constant Problems

    • Written by Taylor S from Seattle

    I purchased this router last October to replace an Airport Extreme that I had never had a single problem with. I wanted to replace the Extreme because Apple was no longer going to support the product. Initially I had no issues with the router but for devices that only work with 2.4 GHz network, this router presents a challenge because it seeks out the best channels automatically and the product loses functionality if you create different networks. When attempting to get my FitBit Scale connected, I called Tech Support and was walked through an extremely complicated process that ultimately did not result in success with getting the scale connected. The scale worked fine with the Airport Extreme but I have not been able to get it to work with the Velop. I also experienced slow speeds with my ISP which is 100mbps service. The router was throttling back my speeds to 10mbps. I had my ISP come out to check their connect and the speeds were in the 90's for both upload and download without the router. The technician indicated that there was something wrong with the actual router itself. He brought up one of the routers they used and the speed was as advertised for my service. I should note that I live in a high-rise and this is digital service.

    I called Linksys Tech Support and spent two hours on the phone doing a reset and going through tests that all resulted in the same failure only now, my connection was only intermittent. After 3 hours, they agreed to send out a replacement which did not ship out until two days later and that will not arrive until 5 days from now making it a 9 day window. In the meantime, I have poor to no connectivity which is very disturbing given the fact that I work from home when not traveling.

    I really wish Apple would bring back the Airport Extreme. My experience with the Linksys product has been very poor.

    9 of 11 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Great Router

    • Written by Scott H from Coto de Caza

    I was pleasantly surprised at the ease of setting up the routers and my new network app. The iOS app is great and makes things very easy. The app doesn’t show you the signal strength between the routers though...seems to be a miss and an easy fix should Linksys choose to update the app. The only issue I ran into was with my Ring Pro doorbell...it has issues with mesh networks so I was forced to break apart the mesh and create unique SSIDs for 2.4 and 5 ghz. Ring says they sell a Chime Pro which is a 2.4 ghz extender....so another $50 to fix the issue but at last I’ll have great WiFi one I put the mesh back together.

    8 of 10 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    BEST router

    • Written by Johnathan T from Grosse Pointe

    This router hands down really does the trick. My WiFi coverage is at 100% of my condo. Also the speed is excellent.

    7 of 11 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Does not work well with iPhone or iPAD.

    • Written by Jahir D from Fort Worth

    Been using the Velop for over a month now, and I still have connectivity issues with my iPhone.

    The set up was easy, app is a breeze to use. My computer, laptops and other devices work fine, but the iPhone and iPad lose connection daily. The network shows as available, and when I try to manually connect, it asks for the password as if it is connecting for the first time. I will type the password in, only to get "wrong password" error. I have to do a hard reset for it to work again.

    I have also done tests at various times throughout the day, and the speed fluctuates. I have 250mbps, only time it shows that speed is when I run a speed test through the LINKSYS app.

    I expect my phone to connect when I get home. The only reason I found out about this issue, my carrier sent me a message mid month saying I have used 90% of my data.

    1 of 1 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Best Router I Have Ever Owned

    • Written by James T from Roseville

    I saw an add for this router and decided to take a closer look as I was looking for a better option than the AirPort Extreme with an Airport Extender. I liked what I saw and placed an order at the on-line Apple Store. An hour or so later I drove to the local Apple Store and picked it up. The installation was a snap. I have never experienced a router installation that was so simple, well engineered and documented. An immediate WIFI speed increase was noticed. Now, as I explore the included networking app, I find more features that I was not aware of before. And the app is a great network management solution. The range of the Linksys is greater that whet I had with the AirPort Extreme and extender. Couldn't be happier!

    2 of 3 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Useless device

    • Written by Vyacheslav F from Lower Hutt

    My time capsule is much faster than this device. I bought Velop Whole two months ago, I’m completely disappointed, going to sell it.

  • 4.0 out of 5 stars

    All coverage problems solved

    • Written by Kathi K from Tunbridge Wells

    After years with Airpot Extreme(s), Base Station and Express no longer do I have patchy coverage and different PWs for all over the house. Once set up the 3 Velop’s installed (6600 tri-band) are stable. Yes once installed as a combination of Ethernet and wireless I am a satisfied user.

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Apple, are you kidding?

    • Written by Jorge V from Liverpool

    I never imagined writing a bad review on this website, I understand this is not an Apple devise buy selling this garbage on the apple store should be embarrassed for the company, there are not words to express how disappointed I am with this router, I had Google Wifi and decide give this router a try since the specifications are very competitive and I never care about the money when the quality is the best, but after an hour of using this I decide to repacked and give it ready for return tomorrow morning, the app on the iPhone is frustrating, slooooooow and always show the router is offline when is not, I guess?! the connected devices section is not accurate, the upgrade process was a pain in the neck and I assume the process concluded because the router restarted after a while because the app never show the progress of the installation, the prioritization device never work, I live in a medium square apartment, placed the router centered to cover all the area and the signal is poor in every corner and the speed test results is OMG, I am done with this @#$#@#$#@ And after a while writing this review a question comes to my head, did I purchased a brand new product or a refurbished devise that never was refurbished? NO!! I did not, I paid $194.35 for a piece of plastic that make me feel that I am throwing my money away. Apple, I thing you know what are you doing, right? but I was expecting no more than what you are promoting on your website and I thing as a customer than have believe in Apple for years that you have to reconsider selling this product on your store.Thank you for everything else.

    4 of 9 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Complete waste of money

    • Written by Adrien D from NY

    Easy to set up but completely useless. I bought this because I found my Spectrum WiFi to not be very reliable and fast - and I would often not get signal in my bedroom (note: I live in Manhattan and apartments are not that big to begin with). This did not change anything to my situation. The WiFi is still not that great even when sitting next to it and I still don’t get signal in my room half of the time. Whether it’s on my computer or my computer or my phone or my tablet I did not see a difference. Very disappointed...

    4 of 13 people found this useful